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NOTE: Classes maybe held via ZOOM Website.

More info on the VE sessions will be added to this page shortly.    

For questions or to sign up for the class, please
Email Ross W1EKG at or
or call Ross at 781-447-9104

Training classes are free, however students are responsible for acquiring their own text books

Training coordinator: Ross Hochstrasser W1EKG: (781) 447-9104
Trainer: Paul DeLory W1GTX
Trainer: Ted Wojcik   KC1JMZ
Trainer: John Laiosa  N1BSO

How our training classes are run:

Training takes place typically at the Whitman police stations modern training room facility. Ross follows the ARRL published license manual, reviewing the exam questions, discussing the answers and answering any questions from the students.

Ross also uses an online flashcard system projected at the front of the class for question review, presented with multiple choice answers as with the actual exam.

As mentioned earllier, there is no cost to attend the class! 
 Training License Class Schedule:

Our next Training Class will be a Technician Class. Start Date: Mar 19, 2024. Dates will be posted and may be extended if required. Classes are held Tues. and Thurs. evenings Starting at 7PM. The Extra class will run for about 4 or more weeks as needed. Additional classes may be available. A VE session will follow the class Thur. April 11'th 7PM TBA. Testing session at the Whitman Police Station Address: Memorial Field, 20 Essex St, Whitman, MA 02382

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Training Resources:


Online Flashcard System:
Ham Study Org Link

flashcard example
Practice exams:

Exam Sessions:
  • At the conclusion of the Whitman Club training class, a VE testing session will take place usually in the Whitman police station training room.
  • The Braintree EMA / K1USN club in Braintree MA offers VE testing the 2nd Saturday of the month. Advanced registration is required. Contact Steve W1OD at to check for availablity and reserve a spot. 
  • Link: Braintree EMA   
  • The Canton MA EMA & EMARG offers VE testing the 3'rd Thursday of each month at the Mansfield Fish and Game Club. Advanced registration is required. Contact Louis Harris at to reserve a spot.
  • Link: Mansfield EMA 

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